It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
Intelligence is a moral category.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.